Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • VGN-SR510G
  • VGN-SR520G
  • VGN-SR525G
  • VGN-SR530A
  • VGN-SR530G
  • VGN-SR530TF
  • VGN-SR540G
  • VGN-Z820D
  • VGN-Z820G
  • VGN-Z850G
  • VGN-Z870A
  • VGN-Z870TG
  • VGNSR590
  • VGNSR590C
  • VGNSR590C1
  • VGNSR590C2
  • VGNSR590C3
  • VGNSR590C4
  • VGNSR590C5
  • VGNSR590C6
  • VGNSR590F
  • VGNSR590G
  • VGNSR590T
  • VGNSR599G1B
  • VGNSR599GBB
  • VGNSR599GCB
  • VGNSR599GDB
  • VGNSR599GEB
  • VGNSR599GKB
  • VGNZ890
  • VGNZ890C
  • VGNZ890F
  • VGNZ890G
  • VGNZ890H
  • VGNZ890L1
  • VGNZ890L2
  • VGNZ890L3
  • VGNZ890L4
  • VGNZ890L5
  • VGNZ890L6
  • VGNZ890L7
  • VGNZ890L8
  • VGNZ890L9
  • VGNZ890S1
  • VGNZ890S2
  • VGNZ890S3
  • VGNZ890S4
  • VGNZ890S5
  • VGNZ890S6
  • VGNZ890S7
  • VGNZ890S8
  • VGNZ890T
  • VGNZ899GAB
  • VGNZ899GBB
  • VGNZ899GCB
  • VGNZ899GPB
  • VGNZ899GRB
  • VGNZ899GSB
  • VPCB1190X
  • VPCB119GX
  • VPCB11CGX
  • VPCB11DGX
  • VPCB11EGX
  • VPCB11FGX
  • VPCB11GGX
  • VPCB11HGX
  • VPCB11JGX
  • VPCB11KGX
  • VPCB11LGX
  • VPCB11MGX
  • VPCB11NGX
  • VPCB11PGX
  • VPCB11QGX
  • VPCS110FL
  • VPCS110GB
  • VPCS111FM

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the originally shipped version of the Sony HDD Protection driver.

Note: This utility is not for use with models that shipped with the flash memory SSD (Solid State Drive) configuration

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • SODOTH-00185835-764.EXE

File Version

  • 1.3.08.08220

File Size

  • 0.99 MB

Release Date

  • 09-14-2009

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • This utility is not for use with models that shipped with the flash memory SSD (Solid State Drive) configuration.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the SODOTH-00185835-764.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SODOTH-00185835-764.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "Sony HDD Protection Driver" screen, click "Next".
  5. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  6. At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".

The installation of the Sony HDD Protection Driver is complete.